Yang Ying (table tennis, born 1977)

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Olympic medal record
Women's table tennis
Representing  China
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Doubles

Yang Ying (Chinese: 杨影) is a Chinese table tennis player, born 13 July 1977 in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province. She achieved Gold medals at several World Table Tennis Championships in either doubles or team play. She played right-handed Chinese penhold style. Her main techniques were forehand and backhand speed drives. Since 2008 Yang has been working as a table tennis commentator for CCTV-5.[1]

Career performance[edit]

  • 4th Table Tennis World Cup (1995) Women's Team Gold.
  • 44th World Table Tennis Championship (1997) Women's Team Gold.
  • 44th World Table Tennis Championship (1997) Women's Double Gold.[2]
  • 13th Asian Games (1998) Table Tennis Women's Team Gold.
  • 45th World Table Tennis Championship (1999) Women's Double Silver.
  • 27th Olympic Games (2000) Table Tennis Women's Double Silver.[3]
  • International Table Tennis Tournament (2001) Grand Finals Women's Double Gold.
  • 46th World Table Tennis Championship (2001) Women's Team Gold.
  • 46th World Table Tennis Championship (2001) Women's Double Silver.[4]
  • 46th World Table Tennis Championship (2001) Mixed Double Gold.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "杨影". cctv.com. Retrieved 2012-08-07.
  2. ^ "table tennis (sport) :: Women's world table tennis championships -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia". britannica.com. Retrieved 2010-02-02.
  3. ^ "Yang Ying Biography and Olympic Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". www.sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-02-02.
  4. ^ "Sports 123: Table Tennis: World Championships: Women: Doubles". sports123.com. Retrieved 2010-02-02.